FAN FRIDAY FEATURED BUILD BY ROY SARMIENTO
Let us usher in another Friday and rejoice and appreciate the talent and creations of Roy.
Redcat Racing Lightning EPX
Range Rover Evoque Body
DIY: Cargo box made from an Engine Oil container, cut, heat shaped and covered with a rubber liner to form the shape.
DIY: roof crossbars, bike tray holder made from large zip ties, for the 1/10 scale BMX bike.
DIY: antenna made from a hair pin and the tip of a Bic ball point pen.
DIY: fender flares made from automotive door trim.
DIY: mud guards made from all-purpose rubber mat.
DIY: muffler made from caps from a Bic ball point pen, random aluminum trim caps, tow hook made from a metal washer and ribbon.
DIY: front diffuser from a plastic container.
Axial SCX10 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Yeah Racing trailer.
Various upgraded parts from Axial, Yeah Racing, Boom Racing, GPM Racing, Proline Accessories and Top Shelf Hobby.
WWE action figures, 1/10 model dogs x 2
Maisto 1/12 scale dirt bikes; Honda, Kawasaki.
G.I. Joe nylon raft and paddle.
Lots of DIY upgrades:
-Geo Camo graphics
-LED lighting for the headlights, signal, rear light bar, fog lights, rear tail lights and trailer lights. LED Lantern wired to replicate the fire inside the lantern.
-Nylon Roof cover from a reusable shopping bag.
-Snorkel made from a Bic ball point pen case and plastic wire flex casing/loom
-Tie downs made from bungee hair ties and paper clips shaped for the hooks.
-Scale accessories: fishing net, fishing rods x 2 made from wires, shrink wrap, mesh fruit wrappings. Wood crates made from popsicle sticks and coffee stir sticks.
-Tow hitch made from scrap metal, bent and shaped with 1/40 screw for the receiver.
It is a Redcat Lightning EPX, Chevy Pickup with the pick-up section cut out and redone to create more depth/room for the 1:10 accessories
-DIY LED Lighting, light buckets, fog lights made from miscellaneous plastic caps, rubber washers, and end caps.
-DIY front, side, back skirts and side steps made from automotive door trim.
-Wipers, side mirrors made from zip ties and pieces of a Bic Ball point pen cap and ink cartridge.
-Custom vinyl graphics.
It is a Redcat Lightning EPX Drift car, with a New Bright Dodge Charger shell.
It has DIY:
-Matte black half painted
-Custom geo camo graphics, side mirrors from another toy car.
-The fender flares, front/side/back skirts, rear trunk spoiler all made from automotive door trim.
-The roof crossbars, Thule wind deflector, and rear roof wing made from plastics from old plastic containers painted/wrapped in matte black vinyl.
-The roof basket made from wire mesh, trimmed with automotive door trim.
-DIY LED Lighting
1:10 Accessories in the basket.